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State Health Rankings

State Health Rankings

Since 1990, America’s Health Rankings have provided a state-by-state assessment of health in the United States. Recently the annual report for 2014 was released, allowing you to check out health reports by state regarding issues such as smoking, obesity, premature death, immunization, diabetes, and even aspects like poverty and graduation rates. Each state’s info can [...]

By January 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s the best Travel Nursing company?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What’s the best Travel Nursing company?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m new to the idea of Travel Nursing and want to give it a try. But, there are so many companies — it blows my mind! What’s the best Travel Nursing company? Can you recommend a few good Travel Nursing companies for me to research and/or a recruiter, to get [...]

Travel Nurse Company Rankings for 2015

Travel Nurse Company Rankings for 2015

Like a Top Ten roll call from the “Late Show with David Letterman” — but with much more value to those seeking an excellent company to travel with — the Travel Nurse resource site Highway Hypodermics has released its Travel Nurse company rankings for 2015. The annual list of Travel Nurse company rankings for 2015 [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is needed to prove my perm address?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What is needed to prove my perm address?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: What is needed to prove my perm address? Is receiving a credit card bill there enough to demonstrate that it’s my perm address, or would it have to be a utility bill, or even having my driver’s license and voters registration listed there? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: I guess [...]

17 Top Travel Nursing Blogs Posts From 2014

17 Top Travel Nursing Blogs Posts From 2014

Our hope is that Travel Nursing Blogs is able to provide tools and resources for your career in Travel Nursing, help answer your questions, entertain you, and support you in building an awesome career where you can have amazing adventures and do truly important work. When it comes to what topics to cover here at [...]

By December 29, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Why a Nurse is the Ultimate “Big Hero”

Why a Nurse is the Ultimate “Big Hero”

Last weekend I saw an NPR headline that caught my attention: Why Does It Take A Movie Robot To Show What Nurses Really Do? In the article, author Kelli Dunham (herself a nurse) discusses the prevalence of unsatisfying media representations of nurses. She details nurse representations in popular media that include hyper-sexuality, incompetency, lack of [...]

By December 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the best hospitals nationwide?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What are the best hospitals nationwide?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m thinking about becoming a Travel Nurse next year, and I will be taking my husband and two children with me, so I’m looking for a place that treats their Travelers well and might have potential for assignment extensions. Can you tell me: What are the best hospitals nationwide? Ask [...]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am about to become a first-time Traveler. What should I look for in terms of accommodations and how do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: In speaking with travel companies, if you are concerned about your accommodations, one of [...]

By December 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
33 Holiday Movies Travel Nurses Will Love

33 Holiday Movies Travel Nurses Will Love

Throughout much of the country, the cold of winter calls for bountiful blankets and copious covers, which tend to go great with movie marathons! And, during this festive time of year, what better fare to snuggle up with than a Holiday flick? Even if it’s still 70° and sunny in your location, here are 33 [...]

By December 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How Baby Boomers Will Impact the Nursing Shortage

How Baby Boomers Will Impact the Nursing Shortage

Most folks know about the nursing shortage, which Travel Nursing helps to ease in part. The United States is in need of more nurses, nurse leaders, and nurse educators, in order to satisfy the healthcare needs of the population. While most people know that the Affordable Care Act has increased the demand on the healthcare [...]

By December 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →